• Application deadline

    4 May 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    13 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
(MPS) M1 £24,373 to M9 £40,490

Job summary

Teacher of Geography

Full Time Permanent Position

(MPS) M1 £24,373 to M9 £40,490

Sponne is a successful, over-subscribed community comprehensive school with specialist status for Science and Music. Outcomes are very high with 78% of students gaining grades 9-4 in English and Mathematics at GCSE and a positive Progress 8 Score.

We are looking for a committed and talented teacher to join our outstanding Geography team. The successful candidate will be able to deliver Geography at KS3, GCSE and A Level.

The Geography department forms a key part of the successful Humanities faculty at Sponne School. Geography is very popular, with large numbers of students choosing the subject at both GCSE and A Level. We are looking for an engaging and dynamic classroom practitioner to teach Geography to all year groups. The successful candidate will be a team player willing to contribute to, and learn from, the best practice in the school. They will have excellent interpersonal skills and, together with the other Humanities teachers, maintain a relentless focus on teaching and learning and raising achievement. The role is suitable for NQTs and experienced colleagues.

The successful candidate will:

● Have Qualified Teacher Status

● Geography as their Specialism

● Have good teaching skills

● Have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Training and development opportunities will be offered. All staff are encouraged to study further and the trust will actively support staff to obtain relevant further qualifications where possible. Sponne School is part of Tove Learning Trust.

Tove Learning Trust is a fast moving and exciting place to work. The trust schools have a shared vision and purpose: to deliver outstanding educational experiences that lead to inspiring outcomes. Each academy has a strong individual identity and tailors their educational provision to serve their local community. Academies within the trust collaborate to share expertise and maximise opportunities and experiences for our students.

The Trustees of Tove Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply:

All documents including the full job description, person specification and application form are available on our website www.sponne.org.uk. Please ensure your application form and covering letter includes examples of your experience and how you meet the criteria outlined in the job description and person specification. Further information requests or completed applications should be sent to Lisa Gordon, HR Manager E: recruitment@sponne.org.uk T: 01327 350284.

Closing date: 12 noon on Tuesday 4th May 2021

Interviews to take place the following week commencing 10th May

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1416 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
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About Sponne School

Sponne is an outstanding, over subscribed community comprehensive school with 1418 students aged 11-18 on roll and specialist status for Science and Music. Outcomes are very high with 78% students gaining grades 9-4 in both English and Mathematics ate GCSE. Sponne is the lead School in the Swan Teaching Alliance which provides initial Teacher Training, CPD to partner schools and school to school support throughout South Northamptonshire.

School location

Brackley Road, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 6DJ

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